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Oct 30, 2012 8:30pm EDT
b. the impact of this or other possible scenarios for dealing with the u.s. debt and deficit simon mckay live edge of i.d.c. of capital is here to talk about it and speaking of deficits according to the financial times japan's finance ministry will hold crisis talks with bond dealers tomorrow as politicians there are at odds over a bill that's needed to allow billions more in borrowing to finance the country's deficit sound familiar japan is often brought up when talking about a country the u.s. is ability to run deficits will discuss the lessons for the u.s. and new g.d.p. numbers from the u.k. if you put stock in them they show the countries rebounding from recession growing by one percent is this growth a reflection of better days to come or is it just the result of one off the lympics summer spending we'll talk let's get to today's capital account. we all know the drill the us has been running trillion dollar budget deficits amounting to more than sixteen trillion dollars in national debt with no plan that the markets have deemed credible to significantly rein in spending let a
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
announcements about further probes into practices at the bank by some of the u.s. divisions, including the department of justice and the s.e.c. he's been following it. i was looking tecum net interest in business banking, world and investment banking. to me, this would seem to support it because this is where apparently barclays is focusing its attention, and yet there's no growth in this area. what are the takeaway messages here? >> the takeaway message is going to take time. not going to be turned around over the course of two or three quarters. it does take a lot of time. takes branding, takes marketing. i think investors are maybe showing a little patience with that. obviously you heard about the department of justice and the s.e.c. about how they retain clients. that was unexpected. not sure how much of an impact that could have. but in the short term, it's going to knock some wind off the sails, so to speak. the numbers are in line, actually. they did get propped up from the investment banking side of things. but from a quarterly perspective, investors' banking income was up, but if
WHUT
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
canada, creating a potentially devastating hybrid that could ravage parts of the u.s. northeast early next week. president obama took a break from campaigning thursday to cast an early ballot in his hometown of chicago. speaking at the polling center, obama encouraged americans to take advantage of early voting. >> for all of you who have not yet voted early, i just want everybody to see what an incredibly efficient process this was, thanks to the outstanding folks who are at this particular polling place. obviously, folks in illinois and take advantage of this. but all across the country, we are seeing a lot of early voting. it means you do not have to figure out whether you need to taint time off work, figure out how to pick up the kids, and still cast your ballot if something happens on election day, you'll have already taken care of it. and as bad weather, w you will weather,et. or in chicago, snowy. this was really convenient. >> campaigning in ohio, mitt romney predicted to supporters his election would mean an increase in workers' take-home pay. >> the president does not have a
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
wake. now residents belong a long and costly recovery process. >> the u.s. markets are set to reopen after being closed the last few days. the new york mass transit system is still shut down. >>> new sthats now expect profit growth to hit the slowest since lifting. >>> welcome to today's show. the good news is financial markets start trading again. >> well, good news or it depends on how they open. certainly there's people with pent up demand. >> i think whatever happens, the fact that we're back up and trading is a good thing. >> the interesting question is why. but why couldn't the new york stock exchange have gone with its electronic trading systems. will this serve as a catalyst to maybe pursue that route the next time with more confidence. >> it's a day of cleanup. >> yes, it is. millions of people in the northeastern u.s. will spend days or weeks to recover from sandy, which is being blamed for at least 46 deaths. at its peak, more than 8.5 million homes and businesses were without power. new york city and new jersey, especially the jersey shore, were the hardest hit. president
RT
Oct 31, 2012 1:30pm EDT
country the u.s. is ability to run deficits will discuss the lessons for the u.s. and new g.d.p. numbers from the u.k. if you put stock and they show the countries rebounding from recession growing by one percent is this growth a reflection of better days to come over or is it just the result of one off the lympics summer spending we'll talk let's get to today's capital account. we all know the drill the us has been running trillion dollar budget deficits amounting to more than sixteen trillion dollars in national debt with no plan that the markets have deemed credible to significantly rein in spending let alone balance the budget now c.e.o.'s are trying to act like they want to do something about it they wrote congress asking for a simpson bowles type solution of spending cuts paired with a tax code overhaul eighty of them signed on and there's an argument this overspending cannot go on for ever and that the day of reckoning could be near but then you look at a country like japan one last decade turn to two was the country's government proceeded to rack up debt levels over two
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
gharib. u.s. stocks are trading again, after hurricane sandy forces an historic two-day shutdown. >> tom: wall street gets back to business, as damage and recovery estimates start to climb, plus, what it takes to restore power to millions in the northeast. >> susie: and with stocks open for trading, no surprise, home depot was the dow's standout. >> tom: lots ahead, that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: an historic day on here on wall street, after the storm of the century knocked down the financial district. us stock markets resumed operations today after two days in the dark, stocks were little changed: both the dow and the nasdaq fell 10 points, but the s&p 500 gained a fraction. trading here at the new york stock exchange opened without a hitch. the new york stock exchange opened right on time. and as new york's mayor bloomberg rang the opening bell this morning, traders were happy to be back to work. it looked like a normal day, with the buzz of activity, traders milling about. it was anything but normal no one knows that better than larry leibowitz, the head of the n
RT
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
hurricane laid bare the poor state of infrastructure here in the u.s. levees breaking entire neighborhoods looking like they just got air rated now i know you can argue that even the best infrastructure in the world is no match to the wrath of mother nature to do that we have a better shot at preventing this kind of damage if we actually invested money into making american infrastructure the greatest it can be you may say hey we're broke we're in debt but if over how far tax dollars were being squandered by the military industrial complex we might have a dollar or two to invest in underground power lines or restoring levees properly think about this and the minute of television that you just watched the pentagon just blew a million two hundred seventy six thousand four hundred and forty five dollars yeah let's break the set. of some of the. happy halloween guys today the favorite holiday for a lot of people who love dressing up in epic costumes are watching late night horror films or perhaps the best excuse of all is having all the candy in the world but what if i told you th
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
saddam hussein. that only happened because of the u.s. invasion of iraq. but then even after the u.s. invasion and the toppling of hussein -- pusan -- a secular liberal government that was willing to cede some of its sovereign rights to a foreign power. some claim it's all different now with the islamic republic because the arab awakening, the demonstration effect will work together with sanctions to find the break the back of the islamic republic. but this ignores the fact that the islamic republic sees the arab awakening as hugely positive, hugely positive. iranian policymakers and analysts believe that any arab government, any arab government that becomes at all more representative of its populations beliefs, concerns and policy preferences will, by definition, be less enthusiastic about strategic cooperation with the united states, let alone with israel, and more open to iran's message of foreign policy independence. what policy elites here ms., is the islamic republic does not need governments to be more pro-iranian. that's not what they need. they just need these governments to
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the u.s. congressman who represents atlantic city. i asked him what he needs the most. >> we need to get set up because of the devastation that it has caused so many people and this loss, as your reporter described. parts of north jersey, this is the lowest 1/3 of the state. there are parts of north jersey that have lots of structural damage. this has come into homes and businesses that will just be devastating. if you could imagine attempting to clean up without power, how much more difficult that is. getting power restored is of a primary concern, especially along the coast. >> i know it has only been a couple of days, but do you have any sense of how long this will take? the president has said that they will be with the residents of new jersey for however long it will take. >> it will be quite a while. i had an aerial tour with the coast guard this morning and we stressed from the delaware bay which is essentially the delaware bridge. those are rather small communities. they were totally devastated. houses that were crushed like matchbooks. roads that are totally impassible. pe
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 2:00am EDT
, bruce. there was a great panel. thank you to olivia. the first thing i always say it's about u.s. competitiveness because they think it all ties back to that. a next session, please come out jim doherty, a very good long-time friend of mine who is a fellow at the council on foreign relations is going to moderate. but organize this in conjunction with the council on foreign relations as about u.s. competitiveness. let's get it underway, the panel is fair. all right, jim, take it away. >> great to be here in detroit. first time in a while. i have to make it happen more often. so were going to have a nice conversation. we have to cover a lot of a lot of things in 40 minutes, so we're going to start right away. you can see the panelists, backgrounds, michael, paul and ted, great panel. i'm 40 minutes that we try to cover as looking at infrastructure, education and immigration, trying to look at it through the lens of technology and the role of urban centers and take a look at what the current state is in the united states in each of these things, what some of our best as competitors
RT
Oct 31, 2012 2:00am EDT
thank. you. the u.s. reels from killer superstorm sandy some say obama and tony are pretending that disaster relief campaigns have nothing to do with the race for the presidency. the u.k. and u.s. intelligence keep up a block of war global terrorism flying high pushing little value on the lives of both refused to follow the possible price. this international lovebox bahrain spawn all public gatherings saying it violates people's and basic freedoms the gulf motorcades tightening its grip on the opposition after almost two years of growing our greatest. welcome to. news live from moscow my name is you. main story now obama and romney are being accused of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts to boost their bid for the presidency both officially put the campaigns on hold during because the sea turning to relieve matters instead but some say the rivalry rhetoric still shows for you guys are from the reports. this was the you tube are surprised. and i think there's. a hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm
RT
Oct 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
hands of the u.s. and its policies but the city of granada for example has burned to the ground with falling prey to america's expansionist policies all those wars and military invasions the us has sponsored or provoked on there has even been a ruling by the international court of justice binding the united states to compensate by correct ever for all our losses but the us has ignored this verdict oh good of course the fact. the u.s. has terminated what they call aid to nicaragua has had negative consequences for our people and our country but in reality that was no way to give it what the americans call aid which really tiny installments in payment of the enormous debt the us owes to nicaragua it was no aid nor cooperation that was merely an allowance they paid us but passing it for aid and cooperation where there were good and it came with tight conditions attached to them so we cannot talk of nicaragua as a sovereign and independent nation as long as we remain critically dependent upon the knighted states and its current political trends it's prevalent frame of mind and the a
RT
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a nuclear power plant is put on the u.s. east coast after a deadly super storm sandy ravages the area where there is also election campaigning because it could jeopardize voting. brain gatherings intensifying crackdown on anti-government protests as clashes with police escalate. and brussels a cash demands are causing reference home in britain as well and. disputes country closer to bankruptcy. world news and much more you are watching r.t. . the nuclear power plant in new jersey has been put on alert as water levels at the facility surged after superstorm sandy the plant is about one hundred kilometers south of new york city was shut down for refueling last week but radioactive material that the site could prove potentially dangerous well correspondent marina portnoy has been following developments. the super storm known as sandy has left millions of people and businesses along the east coast without power but the greatest danger the hurricane has posed may revolve around america's nuclear power plants at least three nuclear reactors have been shut down and the nation's oldest f
RT
Oct 31, 2012 3:00am EDT
as the u.s. reels from killer superstorm sandy's some say obama and romney are pretending the results to relieve competitors have nothing to do with the race for the presidency . u.k. and u.s. intelligence keep flying toward global terrorism flying high putting little body on the lives of those who refused to follow the battle cry. and obviously international law boston bahrain spawn all public gatherings the saying it violates people people's basic freedoms the gal's motorcade is tightening its grip on the opposition after almost two years of growing addressed. this is also yukos here live from moscow hello and welcome to the program obama being accused of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts to boost the base for the presidency but it's officially put that campaigns on hold during the calamity turning to relief measures instead but some say the rivalry retro still shows for. an effort for. this was the surprise. i think there's. a hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm could do but there is n
WHUT
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
breathtaking. the challenge facing the east coast of u.s. to restore order is overwhelming. the mayor of new york said that sandy could prove to be the worst storm ever seen on that side of the u.s.. at least 40 people have been killed. president obama's battle with sandy is still very much alive. in just the last hour or so, there has been some indication of a return of normality. there will be extra flights as well to assist stranded passengers. >> a second night in the dark for the city that never sleeps, the manhattan skyline just a shadow of itself. water is still everywhere in the subways and tunnels. above ground, the trains are not running either. >> this is a devastating storm. perhaps the worst we have ever experienced. our first responders have been heroic in saving lives. they are still conducting life- saving search and rescue missions and we owe them an enormous debt of gratitude. >> all day, people surveyed the damage, the worst of it in the boroughs like staten island. >> when they tell you to stay inside, stay inside. >> sandy is pushing in land, blizzards are p
RT
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
as the u.s. rails from killer superstorm sandy some say obama and romney are pretending their disaster relief campaigns have nothing to do with the race for the presidency. great journalists are raising the alarm over freedom of speech as the government of the austerity birth country struggles to agree on yet another set of biting cuts. that u.k. and u.s. intelligence keep the flood of war on global terrorism flying high putting little value on the lives of those who refuse to follow the battle cry. hello and welcome to our tea where we are onscreen and online twenty four hours a day seven days a week. while obama and romney are being accused of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts to boost their bids for presidency both officially put their campaigns on hold during the calamity turning to relief measures instead but some say the rival rivalry rhetoric still showed through. and off reports. this was the you tube or surprised that it's. a hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm could do but there
RT
Oct 31, 2012 12:30am EDT
target for us expansionist policies nicaragua and most of all independence after the u.s. invasion but what's important here is that this project has always been on the books some of them got i want to over a century ago the americans themselves looked into building a canal in nicaragua but then they decided to invest in the panama canal. but once we became independent we revisited this with it and now we're working to make it real we feel that the project is good. track now as a matter of fact over the region doesn't need one more transit route the panama canal cannot satisfy the current demand for international transportation especially freight traffic that way even with a view to expanding the panama canal which is currently under way it will still leave a lot to be desired in terms of traffic speed and waiting time for our canal would not serve to substitute the panama canal but rather to complement it there's similar logic here is in urban planning the more roads you have in your city the better the traffic we're looking at providing our region with two major waterway routes inste
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 9:30pm EDT
in a barnburner of a race that may well decide which party controls the u.s. senate. with the stakes so high, this race is attracting big money from lots of outside groups. the incumbent fighting to hold onto his seat is democrat jon tester. and he says he's not happy about all this outside money. >> we're going to see a ton of money spent in montana. we're seeing money earlier, more of it, and with more regularity. and i think we're in the process right now of building a campaign infrastructure that's going to be very difficult to pull down as time goes on. it's getting to be big, big, big money. >> ryssdal: big money is at the heart of this story. two years ago, the supreme court changed the landscape of campaign finance with a controversial decision in a case called citizens united. it let corporations and unions spend unlimited amounts of money in campaigns. but to avoid corruption, the court said the money can't go directly to candidates. it has to go to independent outside groups. the key word here being independent. one supporter of citizens united is tester's opponent. >> see
RT
Oct 31, 2012 8:00am EDT
and a coastal disaster zone millions in the northeastern u.s. are now counting the cost of the deadly storm even barack obama and mitt romney swapped campaigning to pitch in with the relief efforts officially their electioneering was suspended but lucic off and off now reports that's not how it looked to some. this was the tober surprise. and i think. hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm could do but there is no loss for words on the campaign trail and on the eastern coast of our nation a lot of people are enduring some very difficult times the storm that wreaked havoc on america's east coast is wreaking confusion in the last critical days of a tight race for president so how do you run for office about seeming insensitive to a national tragedy the candidates are certainly doing all they can to look like they aren't trying to score political points but their actions tell a different story president barack obama canceled his election rallies and returned to washington to focus on the storm the ele
RT
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
as the u.s. reels from killer superstorm sandy some say obama and romney are pretending their disaster relief campaigns have nothing to do with the race for the presidency. great journalists are raising the alarm over freedom of speech as the government of the austerity burdened country struggles to agree on yet another sad abiding cotts . about britain strips a man of his citizenship for refusing to become a muslim informant raising concerns that civilians are being dragged into the country's foreign and the war on terror campaigns. thank you for joining our team on the last day of this month with you today on karen tyrone cheney well obama and romney are being accused of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts to boost their bids for presidency both officially put their campaigns on hold during the calamity turning to relief measures and stuff but some say the ravelry rhetoric still show through as are often of reports this was the you tube or surprised that it. and i think there's. a hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for word
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
day today. and the messages at this event are focused on four issues; u.s. competitiveness, the future of jobs, economic growth -- which is tied, of course, to the first two -- and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one. we are very proud to be in detroit because we see it as a great city that has incredible potential that we would just love to help participate in that dialogue to help move that process forward a little faster. but what we really want to do is change the dialogue about how the world thinks about technology. because we really don't think it is understood or appreciated how rapidly the entire landscape is shifting because of tech. i mean, today apple's literally announcing the next iphone. that's cool, but that's just the most obvious example of things that continue to move at astonishing speed, and there's developments literally everywhere you look. and we don't think leaders generally get that. so i'm going to give you a couple of little, quick housekeeping things that we need to know. for one thing, there is an app, te space detroi
RT
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm EDT
tea party u.s. presidential candidate jill stein arrested in texas as she tries to help eco activists opposing the expansion of an old pipeline latest on but just ahead. plus no news is bad news in greece media workers blue have sick using the government targeting journalists who are trying to bring the powerful to account. her majesty's secret service is suspected of racial profiling in taking british citizens off the radio under the banner of combating terror. live from moscow to levon pm this is r t very warm welcome to if you just tuned to us round the world my name is kevin owen our top story for you as a just mentioned the u.s. presidential candidate from the green party is on the saving been arrested in texas as he tried to help protesters opposing the building of a pipeline jill stein was supporting activists who can come over a month among trees in the path of planned pipeline extension let's get the latest on this too scott macleod sees the media coordinator for the green party mclarty good evening could you outline for why he would jill stein forbidden from suppor
SFGTV2
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
pleasure to be here with you this morning on the green ship of our u.s. navy. it's very appropriate that it be here heading the fleet in san francisco. admiral beeman, thank you very much for your leadership. it is impressive what we are accomplishing. just two years ago, we started with an understanding that our military, the coast guard, the u.s. navy, the marine corps, had something that we really needed. it's called logistics expertise. and we recognized that and with the help of our fleet week association, with the help of our honorary chair, former secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emer
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
jfk and heathrow. the problem now is getting back to the u.s. many americans have found they haven't been able to get a flight until this weekend. something that becomes very expensive when you consider that some u.s.-based airlines are not helping people out with hotel payments. we talked to a family from philadelphia today who was able to tentatively book a flight just now on friday back home. and they were able to book on ba. they've been provided with with breakfast, lunch, dinner and hotel accommodations. that's helping them out. what we haven't been seeing is lines at the airport because all airlines for the most part have been very good at notifying passengers and telling them not to show up at the airport until further notice. >> michelle kosinski in london. thanks. >>> it is back to business for wall street today after sandy sidelined the heartbeat of america's financial world. plus george lucas makes a blockbuster deal that will bring three new star wars movies to the silver screen. >>> in weather, a powerful storm is coming into the pacific northwest. you the worst weather
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
storms sandy wreaks havoc in the u.s. and canada. >> swiss banking giant ubs announces plans to fire more than 10,000 employees and a treatment from investment banking. >> the man due to challenge angela merkel in next year's german elections denies neglecting his duties as a lawmaker by moonlighting. >> new york is closed for business in the aftermath of super storm sandy, which left at least 30 people dead. >> damages are likely to surpass those of last year's hurricane irene. sandy has move left much flooding in its wake, paralyzing new york's mass transit system and leaving millions in the dark -- sandy has left much flooding in its wake. >> here is more from america's most populous city. >> the storm has moved on, but the water remains. many of the city's road and subway tunnels are still flooded. public transport will be out of action for days to come. the effects of sandy can be seen on the streets -- residents are relieved that the worst is now behind them. >> well, last night, we could look down this street here, and we saw the river coming toward us. it actually look like someth
RT
Oct 31, 2012 12:30pm EDT
vulnerable is in it calling us throughout our history our economy has suffered at the hands of the u.s. and its policies that got the city of grenada for example what he thought was burned to the ground with falling prey to america's expansionist policies or those wars and military invasions the us are sponsored or provoked a little there's even been a ruling by the international court of justice binding the united states to compensate michael right over for all our losses but the us has ignored his good of course the fact that the us has terminated what they call aid to nicaragua has had negative consequences for our people and our country that i was but in reality that was no aid to them and that what the americans call aid was really tiny installments in payment of the and homeless debt the us owes to nicaragua it was no aid no cooperation that was merely an allowance they paid us with passing it for aid and cooperated only their word and it came with tight conditions attached to the workers so we cannot talk of nicaragua as a sovereign and independent nation but as long as long as we re
RT
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
i mean. as the u.s. reels from killer superstorm sandy some say obama and drawn the pretending that disaster relief campaigns have nothing to do with the race for the presidency. as u.k. and u.s. intelligence keeps this one go global global terrorism flying i will report from both plentiful in the form of the book to apply. bahrain's rulers beyond all public gathering say they need to restore order stepping up efforts to silence on its of its afternoon to nearly three years of. international news live from moscow this is also he was me hello and welcome to the program obama and romney are being accused by some of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts as a campaign booster but as country had refrained from attacking each other directly during the calamity but not everyone is convinced that hasn't been happening under a shroud as this account from reports this was the you tube or surprised. i think there's. a hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm could do but there is no loss for words on the campaign
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am PDT
another weather system, bringing wind, rain, and snow to parts of the mid-atlantic and northeastern u.s. she has cut a path of destruction, flooding, and massive power outages as the death toll from the storm stands at 17 across seven states. even as sandy makes her way to canada, the destruction is devastating. high winds pushed the atlantic ocean up and over seawalls, flooding entire neighborhoods. the wind and water teamed up to cut power to millions of people along the eastern seaboard. the storm surge even continued today as sandy tracked through western pennsylvania and new york state. the storm has affected an estimated one out of every five americans, bringing some business to a standstill over flooding, closed airports, and no public transportation. while rescue efforts continue tonight, early damage estimates are still rough, running between $10 billion and $20 billion, according to eqecat. hurricane irene did $10 billion damage 14 months ago. >> susie: wall street was closed again today for the second straight day because of hurricane sandy. this is the first two-day weather-
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
is about the only place to go. >> live coverage for the iowa 4th district u.s. house seat. steve king is running for a sixth term. he is challenged by christie vilsack. their debate is on iowa public television. steve king -- and this special edition of iowa press, from carroll. steve king has been winning reelection by comfortable margins, getting a fifth term with 2/3 of the votes cast two years ago. redistricting may be diluting that republican dominance. that is what democrats kristi ville sec may have been hoping when she moved halfway across the state, declaring candidacy for the congressional seat. she has been traveling the state as i will's the first lady during husband tom vilsack's tenure. both of you are familiar with the format. we are in a different setting. we have an audience and television viewers. they promise to not sure at all. -- not sure at all. the questions will be coming from brett awyworth and kay henderson. >> you said being a woman was not a barrier to run for public office. do you want voters to vote for you because you are a woman? >> not at all. i think
SFGTV2
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
welcoming 40 members from the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help dig us out knows how to do i
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
closely watched massachusetts race for u.s. senate, a new poll shows democrat whiz breath warren pulling away from republican incumbent scott brown 53% to 46%. last month only a four point difference separated the two. fact checkers are calling out the romney campaign for a new ad implying that the obama administration's overseeing the outsourcing of autoworkers jobs. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who will build jeeps in china. >> not so bad says the ceo of chrysler issuing a statement reaching jeep production whether not be moved from the united states to china, it is inaccurate to suggest anything different. today president obama tours the storm devastation in atlantic city and vice president biden makes two campaign stops in florida. mr. romney will also be in florida as he makes three stops. paul ryan will spend the day campaigning in his home state of wisconsin. let's get back to sandy, because two of the three major airports serving the new york area, kennedy and newark, they'll start to reopen with limited service later this morning, b
RT
Oct 30, 2012 9:00pm EDT
u.s. to cease its persecution he waits to see if persecution i will help people and to cease its persecution over all lives sources. it is time. to do the right thing. the forces of change. not the following words. thank you i wonder if president obama's ever heard of the old idiom actions speak louder than words you know it's a good one to live by because a leader is not measured for his rhetoric but rather for his deeds so that's your challenge president obama stop your crusade against julian a son it's time to lead by example lead by action. i know europe seems to be in shambles these days in spain thousands of protesters took to madrid's plaza de neptune to demonstrate against yet another round of controversial austerity measures just outside the parliament building crowds chanted for government officials to step down there were a number of tense standoff between demonstrators and police who formed a parameter around the building but eventually protesters poured into the square now similar protests are going on in greece were demonstrations were a bit more violent police clas
RT
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
of the u.s. reels from killer superstorm sandy some say obama and romney are pretending bad designs to relieve campaigns have nothing to do with the race for the presidency. u.k. and u.s. intelligence keep the final goal in global terrorism flying home by putting a little value on the lives of those who refused to follow the battle cry. and greet journalists are raising their lawn over freedom of speech as the government of the austerity of god and country struggles start real yet another batch of. international news live from moscow this is also you with me thanks for joining it's obama being accused of using superstorm sandy recovery efforts to the presidency. on hold during the clock calamity turning to release measures instead but some say the rivalry rhetoric still showed through this account from the reports this was the surprise. i think. hurricane sandy crashing on shore i've never seen anything like this i'm at a loss for words to describe what the storm could do but there is no loss for words on the campaign trail and on the eastern coast of our nation a lot of people are
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
. u.s. mind safety and health administration wants miners and mine operators cold weather brings to mind. low humidity and low barometric pressures in under ground coal mines have been major factors in explosions. the freezing and falling of high walls and surface means. road closures have been an issue. roads have been closed and open through out the state as workers fight to stay ahead of that heavy snowfall ladies. >> fox news meteorologist maria molina has been all over this thing since the very beginning. how is the weather looking in that area and others. >> good morning. good to see you. i have some good news the blizzard warning has been allowed to expire within the last hour or so. we are seeing the wind dying down but the snow is still coming down across portions of west virginia and accumulations have already exceeded 2 feet of snow not just in west virginia but in states like virginia, north carolina, portions of tennessee dealing with a lot of heavy snow. we will bring you those shortly. sandy is looking a lot more disorganized stat kerred showers areas of heavier rain
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
significant. contrast that news with the news from last night with the report. ♪ hallelujah >> u.s. based furniture maker makes bed springs that i'm sure at some point pondered going full bore into europe or latin america. i'm sure a whipper snapper said we have to make it more in the bed spring market. guess what? the good old u.s. made these guys important. not because the stocks are going down, this one will be a jumper when the market opens tomorrow. it has been two weeks since the earnings seasons started for the banks. the mortgage business, us bank corp and i'm not banking away. wells far go. they're having so much business. i think it may have dinged their profit margin. hiring people to meet that demand. talk about a high quality program. how could housing be this strong in light of all of the markets since the economy got so weak? tick down the positives. lower prices and lower taxes and valuations going down. of course super low mortgage rates. and then moving them into new houses where the jobs are. it doesn't hurt that they are buying homes from banks and putting money
RT
Oct 31, 2012 3:30pm EDT
for probably two centuries i do think however that the u.s. presence in in africa and in particular through or in in particular in western africa would not take place through a permanent military bases this is not your about after world war two this is not japan i think the issues are very very different and if the united states has an interest has a vested interest in that part of the world in that region it's probably more commercial and more trained oriented and more development oriented than anything else and i think it is in the interest of the united states to make sure that these countries are able to trade are able to become dynamic and a part of the international community ok brooks what do you think about that you know it's really geopolitics also in play here. well there's geopolitics but it's geopolitics in the service of trade and development because that's that's where the stability for these countries comes from and that's where the lessons requirement for security assistance alternately stems from i mean if you if you look at the american military footprint in africa
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